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How to Make a Matcha Green Tea latte and other delicious beverages with Matcha Green Tea powder.

Drinks with Matcha Green Tea are becoming very popular among tea drinkers. Many coffee and tea shops are coming up with Matcha drinks, like Dunkin’s Matcha Latte, Starbucks Matcha Green Tea or even companies like Cha Cha Matcha have popular products. In this feature, we’ll show you how to make some of these drinks at home very conveniently using the Matcha Green Tea Powder. You can use Premium Grade Matcha or Ceremonial Grade Matcha – both have a very smooth taste and work great in these beverages. Matcha is really a superfood and very good for detoxification. Some other detox products are great too. In these drinks, where needed - you can use the milk of your choice including dairy-free...

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Matcha Tea and the Benefits of Matcha Tea, that makes people drink it daily:

What is Matcha Tea: What distinguishes Quality matcha tea from how other green teas are grown is, that the tea bushes (Camellia Sinensis) are grown in the shade versus instead of under the sun in order to force the leaves to overproduce chlorophyll. The high chlorophyll content turns the leaves a vibrant shade of green. That rich green color takes over pretty much anything it's mixed with. So for baking, cooking, and even cocktail-mixing needs, add a little Matcha powder for a naturally green and nutritious treat. Once harvested, the leaves are laid out to air dry and then finely milled into a delicate powder. It’s this powder that can then be whisked with hot water or steamy milk. The...

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What is EGCG extract? Where can I find EGCG? What are EGCG benefits? All about it!

People often ask about what is EGCG extract? Where can I find EGCG? what are EGCG benefits? And what are side effects of EGCG – I thought I’ll do some research and write a post about it. This post is simplified gathering of information available online and can summarize these aspects about EGCG extract. Epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG) is a unique plant compound that very famous for its positive impact on health. It is known to reduce inflammation, aid weight loss, and help prevent heart and brain disease.   What is EGCG? Formally known as epigallocatechin gallate, EGCG is a type of plant-based compound called catechin. Catechins may be further categorized into different compounds but let’s not go there yet. EGCG...

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An interesting comparison of Tea vs. Coffee drinkers:

A survey results found that tea drinkers are more likely to be extroverted, adventurous night owls.  A poll of 2,000 Americans examined the personality differences between people based on their first morning cup: coffee or tea. The study had over 75 percent of respondents drinking their first cup of coffee or tea before 8 a.m., people are looking to fuel their life on the go. The survey revealed that the average coffee drinker typically downs 3.4 cups a day, while tea fans sip through 2.7 cups. Tea drinkers described them as “average” sleepers, while the coffee drinkers are more likely to be a “light” sleeper. This coffee versus tea survey even went into entertainment. Tea drinkers were more likely to...

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Tea Gardens in Kenya

Tea in grown in several districts in Kenya which include Kericho, Bomet, Nandi, Kiambu, Thika, Maragua, Muranga, Sotik, Kisii, Nyamira, Nyambene, Meru, Nyeri, Kerinyaga, Embu, Kakamega, Nakuru and Trans-nzoia. In these areas the crop enjoys 80% favorable weather patterns. Tea production had a huge impact of Kenya economy. The production is shared between multinational companies and the small-scale growers. Both sectors have benefited from many scientific advances in tea cultivation, although the average yields in the small-scale sector are below those in the estates sector. However, the small-scale sector has managed to achieve higher quality standards resulting in consistently higher auction prices. The industry is the largest employer in the private sector, with more than 80,000 people working on the...

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